You can read the full stories here:
Housing affordability has worsened, with the median time required to save a 20 per cent deposit blowing out to 11.4 years, according to a new ANZ-CoreLogic report.
Spending on homes dropped in April, while Australians splashed on entertainment and travel, new data reveals.
Owner-occupiers carried Westpac's mortgage book growth over the six months to March, while the investor segment continued to fall.
Macquarie grew its home loan book by 34 per cent in the past year, but its chief has retained a cautious outlook amid ongoing uncertainty.